Viseu: Restaurants that Vin Diesel and his team must visit during the filming of the movie “Fast and the Furious X”

It was the news of the week: Vin Diesel, Jason Mamoa, Charlize Theron and Portuguese Daniela Melchior, among others, will be in Portugal for the filming of the tenth film of the Fast and the Furious saga, titled Fast and Furious X. ”, in Vila Real, Porto, Lisbon and Viseu. The iconic IP5 has already been assessed and Hollywood will move downtown for a few weeks to film the $300 million production. Without having to choose or cross paths with the crew, Boa Cama Boa Mesa offers the best restaurants in the city, where there is no shortage of specialties, green eggs, as tradition dictates, or green ribs that will surprise the crew.

Lemos table

Lemos table

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Lemos table
No matter how many times you walk through the doors of the magnificent building, designed by Studio Carvalho Araújo and designed by Nini Andrade Silva, it’s always nice to be surprised by the seamless integration of space into the environment, at this Garfo de Ouro restaurant to guide Boa Cama Good Table in 2022. This connection is also felt when at the table of proposals cook Diogo Rocha, one of the most creative representatives of the national gastronomic scene and a full representative of the entire region. Only two menus are available, Lemos Menu and Chef’s Menu, in which the simplicity of the names does not reflect the complexity of the dishes, the richness of taste or the impeccable command of the kitchen team’s technique. This year will be served “From Central Portugal Asparagus”, “From Iceland to Cod”, “From Setubal to Salmon”, “From the Azores to Cerne”, “From Serra do Caramulo to Cabrito”, “From Quinta de -Lemos to Strawberries” and “From Madeira to Bananas”. Diogo Rocha at the Mesa de Lemos restaurant proves that he takes the place he belongs in the short national constellation of stars by his own merit, but above all by passion and devotion, especially to the region where he was born. . Average price €90.
Quinta de Lemos, Passos de Silgueiros. Tel. 961158503

DeRise

DeRise

DeRise
When married couple Ines Beja and Nuno Fonte decided to invest in the quiet town of Rebordinho, about 10 km from Viseu, many thought it was the wrong bet. Opened in the summer of 2019, reality has proven otherwise, and today it’s hard to find a place to park while eating. On the church square, in an old reconstructed house, this elegant restaurant has become a small gastronomic beacon. A novelty for a couple of chefs is the production of bread, and these days they are even thinking about another house to increase the capacity of the restaurant. Before opening the doors, despite having visited some of the best restaurants in the region, they discovered family recipes that are also part of Viseu’s gastronomy. The friendly and excellent hosts at DeRaiz restaurant will surprise you with Ovos verde da Avó Raquel served in a cage, Pastels de pasta da Avó Nazaré and Roast Duck with oven baked rice, thin black pudding and pine nuts. On request, traditional dishes “arros de cabidela” and “roasted goat meat” are served. This was the merit table in the 2022 Boa Cama Boa Mesa Guide. Average price €20.
Rua da Capela, 13, Rebordinho. Tel. 928052162

Tito's corner

Tito’s corner

Tito’s corner
When António Neto decided to leave the family company that ran Santa Lucia, the location he chose was not the best. He changed the appearance of the house, named it by the nickname by which it was known, Tito, and from there it became known. Only the most typical and traditional come out of the kitchen of the O Cantinho do Tito restaurant, with exemplary pastries, especially Grilled Lamb or Partridge Stewed with Chestnuts. But the real bookplate of the house is “Arroz de ribs em vinai-d’alhos”, which is the reason for constant pilgrimages. Average price €20.
Rua Mário Pais da Costa, 10, Abraveses. Tel. 232187231

House of Arukes

House of Arukes

House of Arukes
Throughout the year, additions are made to the menu, always on the condition that the meat comes from Arouquesa. This year there is Tropical pojadouro steak with grilled pineapple, cachaço steak, rump steak, tenderloin steak and sirloin steak, as well as a special steak for two. “Oven-roasted veal” is a symbol of Casa Arouquesa, which has also been extended to alternative meat dishes such as “Bacalhau à arouquesa” or “Octopus à lagareiro”. Average price €30. Bellavista Development, Lot O, Repeses. Tel. 232416174

Hunters Club

Hunters Club

Hunters Club
The temptations are served as appetizers, with slices of black pudding, chorizo ​​and cracklings to taste, while the main ones are selected. During hunting season, Partridge Pie or Feijoada with Boar are most popular, but it’s best to follow the menu of the day and let yourself be carried away by the regional tradition. The Clube de Caçadores restaurant has “Carne de alguidar with rice and beans”, “Cabidela de galo” and the classic “Arroz de vinai-d’alhos”. Decorated naturally with hunting motifs, it opened 25 years ago and still offers an extensive and interesting wine cellar. Average price €20.
Moon, Field. Phone 232450401

Palace Restaurant

Palace Restaurant

Palace Restaurant
An artisan bakery has opened on the ground floor and the success has been such that there are plans to expand the business. Until then, the focus has been on preparing and serving the best meals in town, constantly updating the menu, and using endogenous products whenever possible in the preparation of snacks. At the Palace Restaurant, Braised Cabbage, Parmesan and Hazelnuts is one example, and Vaca Strips with Serra Queijo Sauce has already reached inescapable status. Efficient and friendly service is an added highlight of this restaurant. Average price €20.
Rua Paulo Emílio, 12, Viseu. Tel. 963004817

Santa Luzia

Santa Luzia

Santa Luzia
The new menu already has wine pairing suggestions designed for every moment of the meal. To start, you can choose “Sardinhas de escabeche” or a simple but delicious “Tomato with Olive Oil”. As for meat, Arros de carqueja, as well as Partridge stewed with chestnuts, remains one of the favorites. At the Santa Luzia restaurant, “grilled eels with migas” are a must. Take a look at the huge wine cellar right at the entrance and trust the advice of the dining team who can advise on the best offer of the day for a dish and a glass. Average price €30.
At 2, field. Phone 232459325

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The Viseu restaurants selected for this itinerary are included in the 2022 edition of the guide. good bed good table, on newsstands from 8 April. can buy HERE, or order by phone. 214698801 (on working days from 9:00 to 19:00 and on Saturday from 9:00 to 17:00). Guide Good bed Good table 2022supported by BPI and Recheio, costs 18.90 euros.

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